Homelessness in Hawaii

  • July 20,2018

    Partners in Care, Oahu's Continuum of Care, is seeking project proposals from qualified nonprofit agencies providing shelter and supportive services to persons experiencing homelessness. Please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) for more information.  Selected applicants will be included in the Honolulu Continuum of Care’s federal grant application for funds under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care Program (CoC).

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  • June 5,2018

    In 2018 Oahu registered a 9% overall decrease in the number of homeless individuals, from 4,959 persons in 2017 to 4,495 persons in 2018. The Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Honolulu Continuum of Care (CoC), and is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. "Under Section 578.7 of the CoC Program interim rule, CoCs must plan and conduct, at least biennially, a Point-in-Time Count of homeless persons within the geographic area.

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  • May 8,2018

    In 2018 the State of Hawaii registered a 9.6% overall decrease in the numbers of homeless individuals, from 7,220 persons in 2017 to 6,530 persons in 2018.  The Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Honolulu Continuum of Care (CoC), and is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January.

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  • March 20,2018

    The Advocacy Committee is asking for EVERYONE’s help at this critical time at the legislature.  We need to strongly support continuing the proven programs that were funded last year AND ask that these be put into the BASE budget.  The House budget deleted all of PIC’s priorities for homeless services from the Budget (HB 1900).  These services ARE in bills that PIC asked to be introduced as well as mixed into other bills for Ohana Zones.  The House budget allocated $30 Million to the development and services in Ohana Zones. 

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